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Registration for the

2023 SCSG GI Symposium

opens in February 2023

The Southern California Society of Gastroenterology (SCSG) is pleased to announce the 2023 SCSG GI Symposium on June 16-18, 2023 at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel in Dana Point, CA!

The symposium will provide a unique opportunity to receive a comprehensive update on gastrointestinal disorders from nationally renowned faculty. The educational lectures at this symposium will focus on important advances presented at the annual Digestive Disease Week (DDW) Meeting and/or in recent publications. You will also have ample opportunity to interact with colleagues, our expert faculty members, and industry representatives.


GI Symposium General Session: June 17-18

The GI Symposium general session will place primary emphasis on GI conditions and will deliver updates in GI from DDW, comprehensive education on inflammatory bowel disease, functional GI, endoscopy related topics and upper GI disorders, as these fields are rapidly evolving and new data are continuously presented and published. 

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LA LIVE!: June 16

The LA LIVE! symposium is designed to improve endoscopy practice through live case presentations from leading centers in Southern California, hands-on demonstrations and interactive educational lectures delivered by leading experts.  It will be held on June 16, 2023 from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm as a hybrid meeting, offered both virtually and in-person at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel in Dana Point, CA. 


Registration for this optional program is available to you when you register for the main course. 

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CE Nurse Course: June 17

This half-day session is dedicated exclusively to nursing professionals who are involved in the management of GI disorders. The year's course will highlight the most recent advances in the management of GI diseases as presented at the annual Digestive Disease Week (DDW) meeting. In addition, the course will provide attendees virtual access to the 1.5 day physician focused symposium.

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The GI Symposium Co-Chair Committee

Gareth Dulai, MD

Eric Esrailian, MD, MPH

Ke-Qin Hu, MD

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners involved in the care of patients with gastrointestinal disorders.


Statement of Need 

The goal of this program is to provide important clinical and scientific data on the management of gastrointestinal disorders.


Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this symposium, participants should be better able to:

  • Describe new data as it pertains to the implications and options for patients as it pertains to their continued care

  • Apply updated guidelines for care for chronic liver and GI related diseases

  • Discuss future directions of therapeutics, diagnostics, and technology in the management of GI and liver diseases